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Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory Oceanographic Data
Entry ID: mvco_ocean

Abstract: The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has built the Martha's
Vineyard Coastal Observatory (MVCO) near South Beach in
Edgartown, Massachusetts. The project was initiated by
scientists in the Coastal and Ocean Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
(COFDL) at WHOI, who will use the observatory to study coastal
atmospheric and oceanic processes.

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Description: Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory Ocean Data.
Data are stored either in a summary file (OcnDat_s) or in the file that is
named according to the instrument package that logged the data (eg., YSICTD_s).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.34   S: 41.34   E: -70.56   W: -70.56
Min Depth: 12 M Max Depth: 14 M

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-06-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Every 20 minutes
Use Constraints The data available here are intended solely for scholarly use by
the academic and scientific community, with the express
understanding that any such use will properly acknowledge the
originating Investigator. Anyone wishing to use MVCO data in a
presentation, report, thesis or publication should contact the
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Data Center
Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 508-289-2573
Email: jfredericks at
Contact Address:
Bigelow 407
Country: USA
Distribution Media: HTTP; FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII; JGOFS format
Fees: none
Phone: 508-289-2573
Email: jfredericks at
Contact Address:
Bigelow 407
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-08